Don't be overwise; fling yourself straight into life, without deliberation; don't be afraid - the flood will bear you to the bank and set you safe on your feet again.

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Profession: Author
Nationality: Russian

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I am well-educated enough not to be superstitious, but I am superstitious.

Confinement, regulation, and excessive work have no effect but to develop in these men profound hatred, a thirst for forbidden enjoyment, and frightful recalcitration.

Never before had she seen such writers. They were impossibly vain, but quite openly so, as if thereby fulfilling a duty. Some (though by no means all) even came drunk, but it was as if they perceived som special, just-yesterday-discovered beauty in it. They were all proud of something to the point of strangeness.

The Brothers Karamazov is a joyful book.

The soul is healed by being with children.

I invented adventures for myself and made up a life, so as at least to live in some way.

What's done in a hurry is never well done.

Lamentations comfort only by lacerating the heart still more.

Your worst sin is that you have destroyed and betrayed yourself for nothing.

There are things which a man is afraid to tell even to himself, and every decent man has a number of such things stored away in his mind.

The pleasure came precisely from being too clearly aware of your own degradation; from the feeling of having gone to the uttermost limits; that it is was vile, but it could not have been otherwise; that you could not escape, you could never make yourself into a different person.

He waked up bilious, irritable, ill-tempered, and looked with hatred at his room.

Because I couldn't bear my burden and have come to throw it on another: you suffer too, and I shall feel better! And can you love such a mean wretch?

I've fallen in love with and it was the end of me. But to fall in love does not mean to love. One can fall in love and still hate. Remember that! I say it now while there's still joy in it.